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Evolution

Study presents new species of bizarre, extinct lizard previously misidentified as a bird

Education & Outreach

School lesson gone wrong leads to new, bigger megalodon size estimate

Evolution

Taking a bite out of frog tooth evolution: Amphibian group has lost teeth more than 20 times

Fieldwork

Scientists discover nest, new northern range of Florida’s rare blue calamintha bee

Life on Earth

These moths are one of Hawaii’s oldest animal groups. Can they survive the next century?

Our People

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Awards & Honors

Lucas Majure earns UF Excellence Award for Assistant Professors

Awards & Honors

Florida Museum honors 2021 Austin, Bullen student research award winners

Hires & Promotions

Keith Willmott named director of McGuire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity

Museum Life

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Education & Outreach

Poisonous plants in your Florida garden: Six deadly species to know

Education & Outreach

Butterfly garden initiative expands to community centers, after-school programs

Community Science

Help advance museum science in minutes with Notes from Nature

Community Science

Community science callout: Help locate rare butterfly’s host plants in Florida, Georgia

Education & Outreach

Longtime Florida Museum supporters invest in state’s future with new McGurn Exhibition Hall

Five Facts

Five Facts: Kudzu in Florida

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Florida Program for Shark Research

Life on Earth

Shark attack numbers remained ‘extremely low’ in 2020, but fatalities spiked

Life on Earth

Shark attacks drop during coronavirus lockdown

Education & Outreach

Welcome to shark class

Life on Earth

Shark attacks remained low in 2019 – but bites from the elusive cookiecutter were up

Evolution

Florida Museum scientists zoom in on DNA to save thorny skates

Life on Earth

Florida scientists tag deep-sea shark from submersible